Reverend Monsignor James Philip Colberg died Saturday, August 28, 2021. He was 92 years old.

Msgr. James was a diocesan priest who was ordained in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles on April 27, 1955. While serving as a priest in the Archdiocese, these were his assignments:

  • Associate Pastor, St. Christopher Church, West Covina
  • Associate Pastor, Immaculate Conception Church, Los Angeles
  • Associate Pastor, St. Albert the Great Church, Rancho Dominguez
  • Coordinator, Regina Caeli High School, Compton
  • Teacher, Bishop Amat High School, La Puente
  • Resident, St. John the Baptist Church, Baldwin Park
  • Principle, Paraclete High School, Lancaster
  • Pastor, Pastor Emeritus, St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Santa Maria
  • Consultant, Archdiocesan Catholic Center, Los Angeles